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Gnome 3.12 - External Monitor causes error of gnome-settings-daemon

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 with Gnome 3.12. When I plug in an external monitor and turn off the internal display, the gnome-settings-daemon crashes with the following message ...
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How can I debug why gnome-settings-daemon-localeexec is not started on login?

I am using Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 and gnome-settings-daemon-localeexec is not started on login. How can I debug why this is happening? I've found this question: gnome-settings-daemon not starting when I ...
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“dpkg: trying to overwrite '…/gsettings/gnome-settings-daemon.convert also in package gnome-settings-daemon” when upgrading to Trusty

While upgrading to 14.04 I ran into a dependency issue gnome-settings-daemon-schemas which blocked the upgrade. After running sudo apt-get -f install I get: Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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gnome-settings-daemon flickering ghost window

In Ubuntu 12.04, when I login through lightdm, a "ghost" window appears. This window does not show any content. Instead it flickers its borders and move down vertically. When I xprop it, it reports ...
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Stateless layout switching in Ubuntu 14.04

I use extensively two keyboard layouts (latin for English, and cyrillic for Ukrainian and Russian), and it bothers me to experience my mode errors because of the additional bit of UI state: the ...
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My pc works at high performance due to Ubuntu 12.10 [closed]

I have a dell pc. It is have two graphics card (4100 and 7730m). I used solves on internet sites but then borders and desktop menu disappers. Sorry for bad English. Please help me!
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ibus package not found while trying to build gnome-settings-daemon

I'm currently trying to build gnome-settings-daemon from the upstream source. I first cloned the package using git clone git://git.gnome.org/gnome-settings-daemon then navigated into the directory ...
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Custom keybindings without gnome-settings-daemon

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 (Fallback) and I am trying to slim it down, mostly for fun/learning experience. I killed gnome-settings-daemon because I set up my theming from elsewhere. But now some of my ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 not suspending automatically

New: After digging around a bit more, I found out the problem is much more that the system is not suspending on its own, although suspending manually (shutdown->suspend) works well. I used the suspend ...
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Permanently change keyboard layout

I am using Xmonad and LXDE, so I don't want to use gnome-settings-daemon. But there is a problem - without it I cannot switch into or type in Cyrillics. I found some temporary solution - when I enter ...
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Synaptics touchpad keeps getting disabled

I have a Samsung R780 laptop with Synaptics touchpad that's been working fine since I installed 11.10 back in October. Now it's stopped working, this suddenly happened today but I haven't had an ...
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Using GNOME-Settings-Daemon in XFCE

I haven't seen this anywhere else, and this is the only major showstopping issue that I have with a transition to XFCE. System: HP Pavillion DM1-3200US I'm interested in moving over to XFCE, but ...
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How do I kill gnome-settings-daemon?

I'm trying to kill gnome-settings-daemon as mentioned at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Hotkeys/Troubleshooting so that I can examine keyboard events with xev. However, when I do killall ...
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gnome-settings-daemon not starting when I login

Sometime last week gnome-settings-daemon began not starting after login. This ends up causing my themes and hotkeys not to work. I can start it manually, but even when I do this , some settings are ...
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Wacom Bamboo CTH-670 is not detected

I've a Wacom Bamboo Create Pen Tablet (CTH-670) which is not detected by the system settings, ubuntu 11.10 uname -r 3.0.0-13-generic-pae Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root ...
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How to customize system preferences settings for all users

Does anybody know how to apply a customized user settings to other existing or new users?. Something like a customized preferences settings for system wide so that everybody posses those settings and ...
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How to use gnome_settings_daemon and volume_step? [closed]

http://www.blograndom.com/blog/2010/02/change-volume-key-step-size-in-ubuntu/ So, to change the effect the volume keys have: Press Alt+F2 to bring up the “Run” box. Type in “gconf-editor” and press ...
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gnome-settings-daemon extensively reads/writes hard-disk

After upgrading to 11.10, after each login the computer becomes slow and the hard-disk noisy (sounds like reading/writing/defragmenting). When I "stop" the process gnome-settings-manager in the system ...
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How to disable global <Super>-p shortcut?

In ubuntu 11.04 there was a workaround using gconf-editor and setting key /apps/gnome_settings_daemon/plugins/xrandr/active to false. However there is no such key in gconf-manager using ubuntu 11.10 ...
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Why is my theme switching to the classic and back again? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Desktop forgets theme? Okay so my Ubuntu 10.10 32-bit desktop (moments after logging in) will revert back to the "classic" gray gnome theme. This is an easy but annoying ...
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Desktop forgets theme?

I am running Ubuntu in VirtualBox (on a Windows 7 host). Several times now, the top-level menu bar, the task bar — and seemingly every system dialog — have forgotten the out-of-the-box "Ambiance" ...
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~/.xsession-errors is 2.7gb big (and growing), on fresh install, caused by gnome-settings-daemon errors

I've just installed Ubuntu 10.10 x64, activated the recommended Nvidia drivers, and I noticed my hard disk space is disappearing, I narrowed the culprit down to this: alex@alex-home:~$ ls -la .x* ...